Nancy La Scala (b. June 15 1965 ) is an American actress and model.
Nancy was born in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of an Italian-American and a Polish woman, her paternal grandparents were originally from Naples .
After leaving the ' University to be a vet, Nancy began her career at age 19 as a model and actress, after five years, she manages to get small roles in various TV series, arriving in Europe. In 1991 director Peter Smillie makes her the star of a successful advertising on cigarettes Lark, filmed in Venice with Roger Moore . In 1992 he was going to play the role of Mimi in Bitter Moon, but director Roman Polanski in the end decided not to give her the part because Nancy could not speak French.
Back in New York City, Nancy received several job offers from major companies, Acura, Macy's, TD Waterhouse, Land's End and State Farm. Peter Madaks has offered her a role of appearance in his horror film Species II with Michael Madsen, where is spun a real sex scene with actor Justin Lazard, with whom he had a brief affair. After moving to Hollywood, she starred alongside famous actresses. In The Stepford Wives with Nicole Kidman, In the cut, with Meg Ryan and Guardian with actors James Remar, Ice T and Mario Van Peebles . He also did an audition for a part in the first film Sin City, by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, but without going over.
In 2008 she returned again in Italy for the presentation of films in competition at the 65th Venice Film Festival in Venice Vegas: Based on a True Story, directed by Amir Naderi.
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